Intelligence Officer (Technical Exploitation)
CAREER FIELD DEFINITION
Officers in this Career Field apply scientific methods and technical tradecraft across the full range of intelligence requirements. They support and conduct technical collection including collection planning, execution, exploitation, research and development, processing, reporting, and the development of tradecraft, tactics, techniques, and procedures. Officers conduct technical exploitation including exploitation of organically and externally collected materials, as well as exploitation of existing data for novel or innovative uses and undiscovered signatures. Officers are expected to have a broad understanding of the totality of the career field and a deep expertise in their specialty. They are expected to collaborate across the intelligence community on tradecraft and within the Science and Technology (S&T) community of National Labs, Industry, and Academia on technical collection and exploitation systems and methods.
CAREER SPECIALITY DEFINITION
Plans and conducts deployed and reach back intelligence processing and exploitation operations on a wide variety of collected material and data and disseminates results via technical and intelligence reports. Conducts forensic analysis of collected and historical technical data to support identity analysis, activity attribution and signature development. Supports technical exploitation-related innovation, integration and engineering.
(U) An Intelligence Officer (Technical Exploitation) plans and conducts deployed and reach back intelligence processing and exploitation operations on a wide variety of collected material and data and disseminates results via technical and intelligence reports. The incumbent conducts forensic analysis of collected and historical technical data to support identity analysis, activity attribution and signature development. Participates in technical exploitation-related innovation, integration and engineering. Serves as a representative on internal and external working groups and provides technical exploitation guidance across the agency, IC and DoD.
This position is located in Bethesda, Maryland and is with the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), Digital Intelligence Branch (NMEC4B).
THIS IS A TERM POSITION NOT TO EXCEED (NTE) THIRTEEN (13) MONTHS WITH THE POSSIBILITY TO EXTEND.
This position is responsible for performing the following duties:
The incumbent will conduct digital exploitation operations and support.
The incumbent will conduct digital exploitation and forensic analysis of collected media in support of global operations (CONUS and OCONUS).
The incumbent produces technical exploitation reports, answers national intelligence requirements, and continually researches new and emerging technologies to maintain current with commercially available software, hardware and applications.
The incumbent conducts intelligence administration, collection, analysis, evaluation, interpretation, dissemination and/or other intelligence related activity for which intelligence knowledge is predominant.
Performs other duties as assigned.
1. Experience performing in-depth computer forensic analysis in support of the intelligence community (IC) or law enforcement (LE) community customers – to include experience generating technical reports understandable by a non-technical community.
2. Experience using commercially available forensic analysis software and data acquisition hardware for media exploitation purposes.
3. Anticipates problems and obstacles associated with moderately complex projects and proactively develop creative solutions to address them prior to implementation.
4. Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills to compose and deliver responses to complex questions in a clear, concise, and organized manner.
5. Works as a team member and leader, taking responsibility for sharing Agency knowledge, information, and responsibilities with coworkers, subordinates, and superiors.
HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS
1. Experience collaborating across the IC and LE community while working in a high op tempo environment.
2. Experience with document/media exploitation missions and/or digital forensics in a deployed setting.
3. Educational background in computer forensics and/or computer forensic certifications.
Applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Time) on 08 November 2019. DO NOT SUBMIT CLASSIFIED INFORMATION WITHIN YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION. Application requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
DoDI 1402.01, “Employment of Retired Members of the Armed Forces,” dated September 9, 2007 restricts the appointment of retired military service members within 180 days of their retirement. All applicant/s selected from this announcement must be ready to report for duty within 30 days of receiving DIA’s final employment offer or the Agency may rescind its offer.”
This position is not to exceed 13 months unless operational needs warrant a possible extension.
DIA will evaluate your online application to ensure it demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, work experience, and any mandatory education, certification, and/or license requirements, to successfully perform the duties of the advertised position. Failure to respond to the position-related assessment factors or to provide clear examples of claimed experience levels will preclude further consideration of your application.
Applicants must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position at the advertised grade. Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled.